Posted by Tom on Nov 28, 2014
Kate Wilson, Nosy Crow’s founder and managing director, has been included in the sixth annual Bookseller 100, the compilation of the people who have had the biggest impact across the book trade in the past year. The Bookseller write: “Nosy Crow’s imaginative enhanced books for children have been netting it awards and shortlistings all year, including three titles on the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway shortlists, a Smarta 100 Award listing for Most Innovative Business, and a win at the Growing Business Awards. Wilson herself was named the Most Inspiring Digital Publishing Person at the FutureBook Innovation Awards 2014, where Nosy Crow also won Best Children’s Fiction Digital Book, for Jack and the Beanstalk.”
Posted by Tom on Nov 26, 2014
Nosy Crow has been named Young Company of the Year at the Growing Business Awards. The awards, supported by the CBI and in association with Lloyds Bank, celebrate the very best of British business and the entrepreneurs that power some of the fastest-growing UK companies.
Posted by Tom on Nov 24, 2014
Weasels, the debut picture book by author-illustrator Elys Dolan, has been included in School Library Journal’s list of the Best Books of 2014. SLJ write, “Uproarious antics unfold in frisky cartoon spreads as not-so-smart minions, mad scientists, and a monocled mastermind scurry for a solution.” You can read the full Best-of list here.
Posted by Tom on Nov 14, 2014
Nosy Crow has won two FutureBook Innovation Awards at this year’s FutureBook Conference: Best Children’s Fiction Digital Book, for the Jack and the Beanstalk app, which judges described as “charming, witty and compulsive”, and Most Inspiring Digital Publishing Person, awarded to Nosy Crow’s founder and managing director, Kate Wilson. The full list of award winners can be read here.
Posted by Tom on Nov 13, 2014
Nosy Crow has been featured in the latest edition of The Times’ SME supplement, “How to Innovate” – you can read the full profile here.
Posted by Tom on Oct 30, 2014
Amanda Craig has reviewed Captain Beastlie’s Pirate Party, written by Lucy Coats and illustrated by Chris Mould, for the New Statesman, as one of the best new books for autumn. Craig writes: “Featuring a fantastically filthy captain getting an unexpected present from his crew, it is irresistible: Lucy Coats’s uproarious text and Chris Mould’s colourfully baroque cartoons are disgustingly funny for those aged three and above.” You can read the full review here.
Posted by Tom on Oct 25, 2014
Posted by Tom on Oct 20, 2014
Nominations have been published for the CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals 2015, with three Nosy Crow titles recognised. Cowgirl, by G.R. Gemin, is nominated for the Carnegie Medal, and both Use Your Imagination, by Nicola O’Byrne, and Nuts in Space, by Elys Dolan, have been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal. The full list of titles nominated for the Carnegie medal can be found here, and for the Kate Greenaway medal, here.
Posted by Tom on Oct 06, 2014